Mississippi Grind: Jake Gyllenhaal to star, Fleck and Boden to direct
- Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star in the gambling drama, "Mississippi Grind".
- Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden ("Half Nelson") have written the script and will direct.
- The story centers on a down-on-his-luck gambler facing crushing debt who teams up with a younger gambling addict in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what has been lost.
- Gyllenhaal will play the younger gambler.